16 August 2002

CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR

CALLING all farmers who employ contractors. This is your chance to nominate a contractor who, in your opinion, is a cut above the rest – a contractor who you consider to be efficient, achieves excellent work and makes a major contribution to the overall running and success of your business.

farmers weekly and michelin want to hear from you. With your help we aim to establish who is to be this years Contractor of the Year.

And theres £500 in it for you too if you nominate the winning contractor.

From your nominations three finalists – and their partners – will be invited by Michelin to be its guests at the prestigious Paris SIMA show next February. This will include the cost of travel and two nights stay in a top hotel in Paris.

For the winning contractor, Michelin will present a prize of tyres to the retail value of £2000 – and the much coverted trophy for farmers weekly Contractor of the Year.

And, remember, the farmer who nominates the winning contractor will not go empty handed either – Michelin is providing a £500 prize.

So, its all there for the taking. Simply nominate the contractor who impresses you most and state the reasons why you think he should become this years farmers weeklys Contractor of the Year winner.

Entries must be received by Aug 31 2002.

* Rules amendment:In the event of more than one farmer nominating the winning contractor, the £500 prize will be shared equally.